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Food and Agriculture Organization

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(abbreviation: FAO)

Definition of Food and Agriculture Organization in English:

An agency of the United Nations established in 1945 to secure improvements in the production and distribution of all food and agricultural products and to raise levels of nutrition. Its headquarters are in Rome.

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